Chewy Salty Dry Sausage Pralines

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Who would like a salty and sweet praline treat? Well here is one to try- another recipe from that old Italian cookbook. I may try using bacon .


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Serves:

makes 24 pieces

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
packed light brown sugar
1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
3 Tbsp
corn syrup
1/2 c
butter
1 pinch
salt
1 c
heavy cream
24 slice
thick slices dry italian sausage

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Lay 2 sheets of foil out on 2 baking pans. Grease trays with butter (or spray with cooking oil).Set aside.
2
In a large heavy bottom saucepan butter inside of pan(or spray).Place sugars, corn syrup and salt in saucepan and cook over medium heat. Stirring frequently, bring to a boil-stop stirring when it boil,let it cook until soft ball stage.( or 250^ on a candy thermometer).
3
Remove from heat and add the butter, beat with a wooden spoon until completely incorporated. Add cream and beat until incorporated as well.
Return mixture back to medium heat- boil and cook until it again reaches 242^. Remove from heat and beat with a wooden spoon until thick and it has lost its gloss about 2 minutes.
4
Working quickly, spoon 1 Tables spoon of hot mixture in 12 places on each of the prepared pans at 3-inches apart.Top each praline spot with a piece of sausage;then top each sausage piece with another spoon of the praline until all the sausage is used up. Sprinkle a little salt on top of each candy piece.
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Alternate recipe replace dried sausage with cooked bacon or peanuts, walnuts, almonds or pecans.
5
Cool at least 30 minutes. Wrap in waxed paper.
Note:
Keep praline mixture soft over warm water in a pan like a double boiler.Do not get water in praline.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Nuts, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: African
Other Tag: Quick & Easy